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Shannon Williams
Journalist
Shannon is a freelance editor and writer. As a professional content creator over the last ten years, Shannon has worked across many industries including tech, business and travel, in a variety of mediums including media, publishing, communications and social media. She has a knack for finding the right voice for her audience and relishes the opportunity to tell stories.

Stories by Shannon

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Financial firms scaled investments in next-gen tech in 2022
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A majority of firms view digital transformation as essential to their business and are already looking to the next wave of technology to help get ahead.
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Half of organisations have experienced an insider threat in past year
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
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gurucul
“The threat landscape has changed significantly over the last year as organisations recalibrate to new hybrid work models.
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Australian business embracing next gen financial tech
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fintech
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metaverse
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fis
Businesses are embracing the next generation in financial technology to help fuel new growth in digital channels despite current economic uncertainty.
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UCaaS market to reach US$85.7 billion by 2031, driven by remote working
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remote working
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analyst report
The demand for UCaaS is rising as businesses around the globe are looking to have more unified communications capabilities.
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Australian software spending set to increase in 2023
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it spending
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capterra
Economic instability and a global pandemic have seen many businesses rapidly digitising and investing in various tech solutions.
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Retailers to leverage technology to get ahead of customer demand
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cx
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retailers
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aruba networks
Against an uncertain macro environment, customers are going to be increasingly selective with how and where they spend their money in 2023.
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Growing urgency for observability and security to converge
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digital transformation
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devsecops
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dynatrace
Australian CIOs say extending a DevSecOps culture to more teams is key to accelerating digital transformation and driving faster, more secure software releases.
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Extreme Networks named leader for wired and wireless LAN infrastructure
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wireless networks
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gartner
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extreme networks
Extreme offers the networking industry's only AIOps-powered digital twin capabilities, available through ExtremeCloud IQ CoPilot. 
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87% reduction in time to resolve threats with ExtraHop
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cybersecurity
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forrester research
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extrahop
Enterprises need to focus on strengthening their overall security postures, starting with reducing the likelihood of a damaging cyber intrusion.
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Zero trust strategies top of mind to reduce risk - Gartner
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cybersecurity
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gartner
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cisos
“Once the strategy is defined, CISOs and risk management leaders must start with identity - it is foundational to zero trust."
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Gigaclear appoints Clancy for fibre broadband roll-out
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broadband
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fibre
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clancy
Clancy will manage the installation from Gigaclear's telecoms exchange to customer premises, delivering new connections to households across the county.
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IT professionals concerned over the security of Kubernetes
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cybersecurity
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developers
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civo
New research has revealed that more than half of IT professionals have concerns over the security of Kubernetes.
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Red Hat goes green with new operational GHG goals
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red hat
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climate change
Red Hat has announced its ambition to achieve net-zero operational greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to address the global climate crisis.
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Gone phishing: Business emails remain top threat strategy
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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knowbe4
Phishing emails continue to be one of the most common and effective methods to maliciously impact a variety of organisations around the world.
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Sentinels fights financial crime with new transaction monitoring progam
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saas
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cybersecurity
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financial crime
The SaaS platform is designed to help financial institutions detect and eliminate financial criminality with greater speed and accuracy.
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Adopting climate neutral data centre pact targets saves enough energy to power a city
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climate change
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dc
The operators of medium sized data centres could save Europe eleven terawatt hours of electrical power every year, the same as a medium-sized city.
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Cybersecurity priorities for mobile operators in 2023
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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5g
As 5G’s global footprint increases, the number of cyber threats targeting 5G increases as well, according to new research.
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Kaspersky named leader for managed security services
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cybersecurity
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kaspersky
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managed security services
"Kaspersky leverages its patented threat intelligence platform and in-house team of researchers and analysts to support its MSS offering."
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IT leaders feel increasingly unprotected from cyberattacks and other disasters
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cybersecurity
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veeam software
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cyber attacks
Companies are challenged with more complex hybrid IT environments and are raising budgets to fend off cyberattacks.
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Edge AI market set to reach almost $40 billion by 2032
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ai
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data
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analyst report
The growing workload and rising intelligence applications are accelerating the edge AI market, according to new forecasts.
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Nine out of 10 fintechs will hire more fraud experts in 2023
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fintech
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cybersecurity
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scams
Nine out of ten fintechs plan to recruit more experts to help tackle fraud as they expect scams to soar in 2023, according to new research.
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A quarter of companies believe their web platforms stifle sales
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websites
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cms
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ecommerce
Organisations are leaning more heavily on their digital platforms and demanding more of their CMS providers as they expand their digital services.
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ServiceNow unveils partner program transformation
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partner programmes
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digital
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servicenow
The company has unveiled a multi-year vision and evolution of the ServiceNow Partner Program to support a $500 billion market opportunity.
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Malware-delivering cloud apps nearly tripled in 2022
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malware
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
More than 400 distinct cloud applications delivered malware in 2022, nearly triple the amount seen in the prior year. 
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